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Catarrhozone Vapor Treatment Inhaler

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Dates
1890
1915
circa 1890-1915
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy
Accession Number
996001354 a-d
Description
Hollow cylindrical black Bakelite or wood inhaler which consists of a central sestions which is wider at the middle than the ends; both ends have screw on/off attachments; one is flat and plugs one end, the other is hollow and cylindrical and has screw attachments at both ends; one end attaches to …
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Accession Number
996001354 a-d
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation -- inhaler
Description
Hollow cylindrical black Bakelite or wood inhaler which consists of a central sestions which is wider at the middle than the ends; both ends have screw on/off attachments; one is flat and plugs one end, the other is hollow and cylindrical and has screw attachments at both ends; one end attaches to the central section and the other to a pointed piece which screws on and plugs the other end; the central section has engraved words on it.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
Size: Length 10.3 cm. x Diam. 1.9 cm.
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
N. C. Polson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Kingston; Hartford
Site Made (State)
Ontario; Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
Canada / USA
Dates
1890
1915
circa 1890-1915
Material
wood: black
Inscriptions
Central section engraved with, "CATARRHOZONE // N. C. POLSON & CO. // KINGSTON, CANADA // HARTFORD CONN. U. S."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row A
Condition Remarks
There are very tiny chips at the top of the middle section; all screw on / off sections will come on and off easily
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Photo
Reference Comments
A photograph (b & w) has been taken; there are three binders of information on the N.C. Polson Co. (Catarrhozone Co.) with Dr. Chiong's written records, including advertisements for inhalers
Research Facts
After having studied at Queen’s University, Neil C. Polson established a drug business in Kingston in 1877. N.C. Polson & Co. became widely known across North America as a druggist and chemical manufacturer.
Their trade covered Canada, the U.S. and the West Indies.
The firm was established by Neil Polson Sr. in 1877, owned a wholesale drug and manufacturing chemist house in Kingston, Ontario. and was taken over by his two sons, Neil Jr. and Henry. They made medicines under the name of Polson Co., the Catarrhozone and Nerviline. Polson went on to become mayor of Kingston in 1893.
One of their products, Catarrhozone, was widely advertised as an inhaled germ-killer and remedy for all respiratory ailments. The Vapor treatment was meant to be dropped onto a small piece of wool held inside the portable wood inhaler, then inhaled periodically through the mouth.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Catarrhozone Vapor Treatment Inhaler

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Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy
Accession Number
996001355 a-d
Description
Hollow cylindrical black Bakelite or wood inhaler which consists of a central section which is wider at the middle than the ends; both ends have screw on / off attachments; one is rounded and plugs one end, the other is hollow and cylindrical and has screw attachments at both ends; one end attaches…
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Accession Number
996001355 a-d
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation -- inhaler
Description
Hollow cylindrical black Bakelite or wood inhaler which consists of a central section which is wider at the middle than the ends; both ends have screw on / off attachments; one is rounded and plugs one end, the other is hollow and cylindrical and has screw attachments at both ends; one end attaches to the central section and the other to a rounded piece which screws on and plugs the other end; the central section has engraved words on it.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
Size: Length 10.8 cm. x Diam. 2.0 cm.
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
N. C. Polson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Material
wood: black
Inscriptions
Central section engraved with, "CATARRHOZONE // N. C. POLSON & CO. // KINGSTON, CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row A
Condition Remarks
The outer finish on the lower part of the central section has minor damage; the screw threads on the attachment to the upper section of the central piece have been damaged; all screw on / offsections will come on and off easily
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
There are three binders of information on the N.C. Polson Company (The Catarrhozone Co.) with Dr. Chiong's written records, including advertisements for inhalers
Research Facts
After having studied at Queen’s University, Neil C. Polson established a drug business in Kingston in 1877. N.C. Polson & Co. became widely known across North America as a druggist and chemical manufacturer. One of their products, Catarrhozone, was widely advertised as an inhaled germ-killer and remedy for all respiratory ailments. The Vapor treatment was meant to be dropped onto a small piece of wool held inside the portable wood inhaler, then inhaled periodically through the mouth.
Their trade covered Canada, the U.S. and the West Indies.
The firm was established by Neil Polson Sr. in 1877, owned a wholesale drug and manufacturing chemist house in Kingston, Ontario. and was taken over by his two sons, Neil Jr. and Henry. They made medicines under the name of Polson Co., the Catarrhozone and Nerviline. Polson went on to become mayor of Kingston in 1893.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
996001010
Description
Clear brown pressed glass bottle with screw top and lid; white and blue paper label wraps around front onto either side; white metal lid; bottle is full of chalky white pills.
Accession Number
996001010
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Homeopathy
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear brown pressed glass bottle with screw top and lid; white and blue paper label wraps around front onto either side; white metal lid; bottle is full of chalky white pills.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Received from Scott Jordan Nov. 6 1994 by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
D. L. Thompson
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
glass: brown
paper: white; blue
metal: white
Inscriptions
Natrum Phos. // Chief Indications: Acid or Sour Conditions, Gastric disturbances. // ... // Prepared by // D. L. Thompson // Homeopathic Pharmacists // 844 Yonge St. Toronto
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 4 Row B
Length
9.9 cm
Width
4.5 cm
Depth
3.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Paper very slightly discoloured; top of lid has sticker adhered to it, and dirt stuck in in adhesive around sticker
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
996001011
Description
Small bottle filled with tiny round white pills; black metal screw cap; white and blue paper label with directions for use.
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Accession Number
996001011
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Homeopathy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small bottle filled with tiny round white pills; black metal screw cap; white and blue paper label with directions for use.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Received from Scott Jordan Nov. 6 1994 by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
D. L. Thompson
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Material
glass: clear
paper: white; blue
metal: black
Inscriptions
Lycopodium // Dose - 8 Pellets // taken dry on the tongue // Prepared by // D. L. Thompson // Homeopathic Pharmacists // 844 Yonge St. Toronto
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 1 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.9 cm. x Width: 2.3 cm. x Depth: 2.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label slightly discoloured
Copy Type
Original
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No. 13 for skin disorders

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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
996001014
Description
Small plastic vial with white plastic screw top; white paper label, with blue writing, adhered to vial.
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Accession Number
996001014
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Skin Diseases -- drug therapy
Homeopathy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Small plastic vial with white plastic screw top; white paper label, with blue writing, adhered to vial.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Received from Scott Jordan Nov. 6 1994 by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
D. L. Thompson
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
plastic: clear
paper: white; blue
Inscriptions
No. 13 For Skin Disorders // Prepared by // D. L. Thompson // Homeopathic Pharmacists // 844 Yonge St. Toronto
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 1 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.2 cm. x Diam. : 1.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper discoloured, particularly in areas where it has been glued; some dirt accumulation on vial
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
996001015
Description
Small plastic vial with contents intact; corked lid; small paper label adhered to vial.
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Accession Number
996001015
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
Homeopathy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Small plastic vial with contents intact; corked lid; small paper label adhered to vial.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Received from Scott Jordan Nov. 6 1994 by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
D. L. Thompson
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Material
plastic: clear
paper: grey; black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Glonoine // D. L. Thompson // Chemist // Homeopathic Pharmacist // 204 Yonge St., Toronto 844 Yonge St. Toronto
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 3 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.8 cm. x Diam. : 1.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label badly discoloured; cork broken off
Copy Type
Original
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Thompson's Homeopathic Specific No. 12 for Croup

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
996001019 a-c
Description
Vial containing croup medication with roll of paper instructions and box.
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Accession Number
996001019 a-c
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Croup -- drug therapy
Homeopathy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Vial containing croup medication with roll of paper instructions and box.
Number Of Parts
3
Provenance
Received from Scott Jordan Nov. 6 1994 by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
D. L. Thompson
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
plastic: clear
paper: white
Inscriptions
No. 12 // Croup // prepared by // D. L. Thompson // Homeopathic Pharmacist // 394 Yonge St., Toronto
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row A
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 8.1 cm. x Width 2.2 cm. x Depth 2.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper of box and instructions discoloured; box is missing closure at one end and other end has come unattached.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
Container to display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Neuralgia No. 240

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
996001020
Description
Paper roll containing several large pills; paper label on outside of roll.
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Accession Number
996001020
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Homeopathy
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Paper roll containing several large pills; paper label on outside of roll.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Received from Scott Jordan Nov. 6 1994 by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
D. L. Thompson
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
paper: cream; blue
Inscriptions
Neuralgia // No. 240 The Propriety or patent medicine Act // Prepared only by // D. L. Thompson // Homeopathic Pharmacist // 394 Yonge St. Toronto
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.4 cm. x Diam. : 2.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper is discoloured and has several spots of foxing
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Minard's Liniment

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001125
Description
Cylindrical bottle with seven narrow faces around front and plain smooth back; embossed writing on two panels; threaded opening for screw top.
Accession Number
996001125
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Liniments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical bottle with seven narrow faces around front and plain smooth back; embossed writing on two panels; threaded opening for screw top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Kingston in July 1993.
Maker
Minard
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Minard's // Liniment
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 3 Row A
Length
12.3 cm
Diameter
3.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
See attached on 996.001.216
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Munyon's Homeopathic Home Remedy

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Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
996001154
Description
Amber medicine bottle; oval shape; cylindrical neck with cork stopper; paper label on front of bottle.
Accession Number
996001154
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Amber medicine bottle; oval shape; cylindrical neck with cork stopper; paper label on front of bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich USA in Oct.1993.
Maker
Munyon
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Material
glass: amber
paper: cream; black; pink
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Injection // Munyon's // Homeopathic // Home Remedy
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 5 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.7 cm. x Width: 5.9 cm. x Depth: 3.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label very badly discoloured and brittle; missing some very large portions out of label
Copy Type
Original
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